ART OF THE PIE

Virtual and In-Person Art of the Pie Classes and Workshops

Join me at the baking counter and let's bake up a sweet and savory year!

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Read on for more info about
I. Monthly Bake with Kate Virtual Workshops (
(Register Here)
II. Art of the Pie Day Camps at Pie Cottage
(Register Here)

I. What is Bake with Kate?

  • Bake with Kate is a once a month, two-hour virtual workshop held on Sundays in our own kitchens. In twelve monthly sessions you will learn to make pies that are savory, sweet, cream, chiffon, and custard…plus a pie cousin or two. Each step is demonstrated and done together.

  • Register for the entire year to get a 13th Baker’s Dozen Bonus Class on December 15, or pick your pies and come to individual sessions! You’ll find the menu with links to full year and Winter Quarter’s individual sessions below.

  • A teacher of pie-making since 2008, I’ve taught over 7000 people in sold out in-person Art of the Pie Camps at Pie Cottage and virtual workshops and I’m looking forward to sharing pie-making with you!

Can’t Make a Session?

  • No worries! All sessions are recorded and you will lifetime viewing access.

Here's the Baker's Menu for 2024

WINTER QUARTER

  • January 14: Nanabanana Cream Pie

  • February 11: Steak & Stout Pies

  • March 10: Maple Walnut Pie

SPRING QUARTER

  • April 14: Caribbean Chiffon Pie

  • May 5: Savory Handpies & Pasties

  • June 9: Black Bottom Pie

SUMMER QUARTER

  • July 14: Red, White and Bluebarb Pie

  • August 11: Sunset Mousse Chiffon Pie

  • September 8: Fisherman’s Pie with Potato Cheese Crust

FALL QUARTER

  • October 13: Apple Pandowdy

  • November 10: Sweet Potato Pie

  • December 8: Mocha Bavarian Cream Pie

  • December 15: Baker’s Dozen Bonus Class: Flavored Crusts and More Fancy Tops (Full Year Participants only.)

Can’t make a session? No Worries! Each session is recorded with lifetime viewing access.

Full Year Workshop Series: $585 (plus Eventbrite service fee)

Reserve Full Year Here

Individual Sessions: $60 per class (plus Eventbrite service fee)


II. IN-PERSON ART OF THE PIE DAY CAMPS AT PIE COTTAGE

This is the original hands-on Art of the Pie Day Camp Workshop taught by me in Port Angeles, WA

What's included in an Art of the Pie Day Camp

  • The lifetime skill of how to make and roll the Art of the Pie® dough by hand.

  • A 9" Emile Henry pie dish ($60 value)

  • Recipes and all ingredients.

  • How to make a food processor crust at home.

  • How to choose great tasting seasonal fruit.

  • How to make a filling for just about ANY fruit pie.

  • Tips and tricks to bake up a picture perfect pie to share

  • How to create your own recipes.

  • You will finish class with your own just baked pie hot out of the oven or ready to bake at home.

  • And a delicious piece or two of a freshly baked pie.

Classes limited to 4 pie campers so there will be lots of personalized instruction while making your own seasonal fruit pie and flaky pastry.

DATES FOR 2024

It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to register for an in-person Art of the Pie Day Camp.

  1. Click on the date you would like to come.

  2. That will take you to the Eventbrite where you will register and pay.

  3. Come to Pie Cottage and let’s make pie!

2024 Art of the Pie Day Camp Dates

June 22 (SOLD OUT)

July 6 (SOLD OUT)

July 27 (SOLD OUT)

August 17 (SOLD OUT)

August 24 (SOLD OUT)

September 14 (SOLD OUT)

If you are interested in a private in-person Art of the Pie Day Camp at Pie Cottage, I do those too for up to 6 people. (Minimum is 3.) Contact me at piecottage@gmail.com.

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Pie Cottage in Port Angeles, WA

Coming to Pie Cottage for an In Person Day Camp?

Pie Cottage is in Port Angeles, WA on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Nestled on the Strait of Juan de Fuca with Olympic National Park right in its "backyard", Port Angeles is approximately 2.5 hours northwest from the Seattle Area. It is also a 90-minute ferry crossing (car and/or passenger) from Victoria, British Columbia. The Pacific Ocean is an eighty minute drive and beautiful vistas are everywhere. Port Angeles itself is fairly small and driving distance between most everything is about 5-10 minutes. 

HOW DO I GET TO PORT ANGELES?

Driving

Please Check Hood Canal Bridge Status before travel. (WA DOT Website)

From Seattle
via Washington State Ferry to Bainbridge Island

Depart the ferry merging onto HWY 305, follow to HWY 3 to the Hood Canal Bridge. Take a left onto the bridge and follow HWY 104, then merge onto HWY 101. Continue through Sequim to Port Angeles.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 45 minutes.

Ferry Schedule: Seattle/Bainbridge

From Seattle
via Washington State Ferry to Edmonds

Depart the ferry and follow signs to the Hood Canal Bridge. Take a right onto the bridge and follow HWY 104, then merge onto HWY 101. Continue through Sequim to Port Angeles.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Ferry Schedule: Edmonds/Kingston

From SeaTac Airport

Take Interstate 5 south to the Bremerton Exit (highway 16 North) through Bremerton; past Bremerton take highway 3 to 104 to 101 around Sequim. Port Angeles is 15 miles west of Sequim on highway 101.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

From Olympia and Oregon

Take US 101 northbound along the western shore of Hood Canal. From Olympia via Aberdeen/Hoquiam: take US 101 northbound. This is a longer scenic route that includes the Pacific coastline and parts of Olympic National Park. 

From Bellingham and Vancouver, BC

Take the Washington State ferry from Keystone (on Whidbey Island north of Seattle) to Port Townsend. Ferry reservations can be made through the here (WA DOT).

Map from Bellingham, Vancouver BC

Map from N. Seattle communities via Mukilteo ferry 

Charters and Bus

Clallam Transit System – "The Straight Shot" Rte 123  offers daily direct bus service between Port Angeles and the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. $10 cash only/each way.

Dungeness Line – offers bus service to and from SeaTac, Seattle, Edmonds/Kingston, and Port Townsend.

Rocket Transportation – service from SeaTac airport and custom charters.

Air Travel

To SeaTac Airport

Travel by air to SeaTac (Seattle) Airport, rent a car and drive to the Peninsula. Driving directions. Or take one of the above bus services.

To Port Angeles

The William R. Fairchild International Airport is on the west side of Port Angeles. You can charter a flight from Rite Bros. Aviation or Dash Air for personalized, private flight service.

Local car rental agencies: Budget Rental Cars (360) 452-4774 and Enterprise Rent-A-Car (360) 417-3083.

Ferry

To/From Victoria, British Columbia

Travel from downtown Victoria to downtown Port Angeles via the COHO ferry. COHO ferry information (360) 457-4491. Approximate Travel Time: 90 minute crossing

To/From Seattle Area

Washington State Ferries

WHAT OTHER WONDERFUL THINGS ARE THERE TO DO IN AND AROUND PORT ANGELES? 

Here are a few ideas for starters.